Diane Lund-Muzikant

Lawmakers Discuss Health Policy Bills

You’ll hear from legislators and the governor’s health policy advisor.

Learn which health policy bills are likely to come before the next legislative session by attending Oregon Health Forum’s next breakfast forum on Dec. 15.

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William Guest Gives Notice

He intends to step down on November 30

Willamette Valley Community Health's Executive Director and CEO William Guest has given notice that he will step down from that role effective November 30, 2016. Mr. Guest has served as WVCH's CEO since his hiring in 2014, and WVCH is grateful for the role he has played in establishing WVCH's systems and operations

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Waiver Delayed but not in Trouble

Saxton says CMS may offer additional financial support beyond the $1.25 billion request.

Oregon’s federal waiver to keep the Oregon Health Plan alive another five years remains on track, with continued discussions between the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, but the waiver won’t be approved by December, despite efforts by the Oregon Health Authority.

OHSU Provost Steps Down

Elena Andresen, PhD, will be the interim provost

Dr. Jeanette Mladenovic, M.B.A., M.A.C.P., intends to retire as executive vice president and provost at Oregon Health & Science University at the end of the year.

Pharmaceuticals Outpace Hospital Costs at CCOs

Learn what can be done to combat those price increases by attending our Nov. 2 breakfast forum.

The state’s 16 coordinated care organizations are experiencing an escalation in pharmaceutical prices, which are outpacing hospital charges at some CCOs, according to Dr. Jim Rickards, chief medical officer of the Oregon Health Authority.

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